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Silver, a 90s Action RPG Lands on Steam for Linux

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"Silver, a corrupt and sinister sorcerer, rules the land of Jarrah with an iron fist. He and his henchmen have abducted the village women as part of a pact with the almighty god, Apocalypse. Now, only one man can put a stop to Silver and his minions. That man is you, David, a promising young…

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KDE Plasma gets Google Drive Integration

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KDE Plasma and Google Drive users rejoice - you will soon get Google Drive integration in the KDE desktop, allowing you to browse your files in the Dolphin file manager and Plasma Folder View applets. Elvis Angelaccio announced it today on his blog. Apparently it's pretty much ready to go, though…

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NVIDIA Driver with Improved Optimus Support Lands for Fedora 25+

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For those using an NVIDIA powered machine, especially those running Optimus laptops, a new NVIDIA driver stack has landed in the negativo17.org repo for Fedora 25 (and up) users. In a blog post, user "slaanesh" announced the improvements: "The Nvidia repository now contains all the…

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Solus Project Gets New Website, Migrates to New Development Tracker and More

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The fast moving Solus Project that is making some waves in the Linux distribution world has some new shiny things going on. Joshua Strobl, Solus Project Communications Manager has announced them in the latest This Week In Solus. In the 44th installment of This Week In Solus, Joshua details the…

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GNOME Recipes to Receive Interface Improvements, New Recipes and Cuisines

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A few months back we took a look at the new GNOME Recipes app that's currently in heavy development. Matthias Clasen has announced that along with a growing team of developers, some further improvements are on the way, both in terms of user experience and the selection of recipes and cuisines…

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Netflix flicks the 'On' Switch for Firefox on Linux

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In news sure to please all Firefox users who also use the Netflix streaming service, it's now possible to do so without any user-agent tweaks or hacks. It now works out of the box, as Netflix themselves have finally done the necessary changes in the background to make Firefox recognised as a valid…

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GNOME 3.24 'Portland' Released

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A bit over a month following the beta release of GNOME 3.23.91, the GNOME project has now released the latest version of the GNOME desktop, now at version 3.24, codenamed Portland. Some of the new features and fixes include: Calendar: A new week view, plus allowing Drag & Drop events to…

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GOG.com Launches Linux Support, Ahead Of Schedule

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That's right, GOG.com has just announced they are supporting Linux, way ahead of their scheduled dates of around October or November. The launch brings 50 Linux-compatible games right away. GOG.com announced it on their website today, no doubt to the surprise of many. GOG.com says that 100 Linux…

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First Release Of KDE's Plasma 5 Desktop Arrives

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For those looking forward to the next-gen incarnation of the KDE Plasma Desktop, the first release of Plasma 5 has now arrived. A polished up UI, new default desktop theme and high-DPI support are some of the big obvious changes while still managing to maintain the traditional design and workflow.…

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Grim Fandango Remake Coming To Linux

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GNU/Linux gaming keeps on getting better and a recent announcement from developer Double Fine has caused much excitement. The remake of Grim Fandango is coming to Linux, alongside the console exclusive Playstation 4 and Vita versions as well as Windows and Mac! Double Fine initially made the…

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3 Simple, Excellent Linux Network Monitors

Linux.com: Learn more about your network connections with the iftop, Nethogs, and vnstat tools.

Librem 5 Privacy-Focused Linux Phone Crowdfunding Campaign Ends with $2 Million

Librem 5 was successfully crowdfunded about two weeks ago when it surpassed its goal of $1.5 million, but the campaign continued to run

Wine 2.0 Gets Third Stability Update with Improvements for Adobe Premiere, More

Wine 2.0.3 comes three months after the previous maintenance release

GNOME 3.28 Linux Desktop Environment Development Kicks Off with First Snapshot

softpedia: With a three-day delay, the GNOME 3.27.1 milestone has been released this past weekend for early adopters

How to manage casual contributors to open source projects

 opensource.com: Try these strategies to better utilize contributions from your project's episodic volunteers.

How to Monitor and Detect Modified Files using Tripwire IDS on Ubuntu 16.04

HowToForge: Tripwire is a free and open source Intrusion Detection System (IDS).

5 ways to invigorate education with Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi and open source software are great options for teaching computers to students, teachers, and librarians.

How to explain Kubernetes in plain English

EnterprisersProject: Guidance on how to explain Kubernetes and orchestration in plain terms that people can at least begin to understand.

Updated Settings Application in Fedora 27 Workstation

FedoraMagazine: Fedora 27 Workstation is slated for release soon, and it ships with version 3.26 of GNOME.

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Overgrowth has finally left Early Access, after many years of development

Tags: Steam, Action, Indie Game, Humble StoreLike the idea of rabbits that walk, talk and kick ass? Overgrowth [Official Site] has finally left Early…

Indie FPS ‘Vengeance’ has a huge update, starting to actually get fun now

Tags: Action, FPS, Steam, Indie Game, Early AccessAlways on the lookout for a new FPS that supports Linux, with ‘Vengeance’ [Steam] being…

Perform a live concert in Comedy Night, now on Linux

Tags: Comedy, Simulation, SteamComedy Night [Steam], an online game about performing comedy in front of a live audience has recently released the…

SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell adds 33 new levels in 'The Drunk Side of the Moon' DLC

Tags: Steam, DLC, PlatformerNeed more speedrunning? SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell [Steam] has expanded with 33 more levels in their new 'The Drunk…

Space shooter 'ASTROKILL' updated with official Linux support

Tags: Action, Steam, Early AccessLooks like the Beta of ASTROKILL [Steam] went well, as the developer just pushed out a big update and with it comes…

The developers of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation are working on the Linux version

Tags: Strategy, Steam, Coming SoonGood news for fans of strategy games, as Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation is currently being ported to Linux. …

Sunday Linux Gaming Wrap-up

Tags: MiscIt's Sunday, I have my coffee ready next to me in my favourite mug and it's time to take a look at things we've missed for Linux and Linux…

The Linux beta of 'The Coma: Recut' is running nicely, should be out properly soon

Tags: Steam, Indie Game, Unity3D, BetaThe Coma: Recut [Steam] is coming to Linux, with it currently in beta. I've tested the beta and it is running…

Some thoughts on the fast-paced strategy game Mushroom Wars 2

Tags: Strategy, Steam, Review, Indie GameMushroom Wars 2 [Steam] released for Linux recently, this fast-paced strategy game is a little on the…

The 'Jungle Inferno' update for Team Fortress 2 has landed

Tags: Steam, Action, FPS, Free GameTeam Fortress 2 [Steam], the free to play shooter from Valve has been updated once again with the Jungle Inferno…

Wine Staging 2.19 is now available with more D3D11 work

Tags: WineWine Staging 2.19 has been officially announced today, although it seems like a quieter release compared to the past releases. Here's whats…

The next three major Steam sale dates have been leaked

Tags: Steam, Game SaleValve never do manage to keep sale dates hidden for long, but for the dates of the three next major sales to slip is a bit…

Skirmish Line, a strategy game inspired by classic flash game Mud and Blood 2 is now on Linux

Tags: Steam, Indie Game, Strategy, Tower DefenceSkirmish Line [Steam, Official Site], a game inspired by an older flash game Mud and Blood 2 is now…

Colony building sim 'Maia' has a huge update with cats, dogs, hurricanes and more

Tags: Sandbox, Steam, Indie Game, Itch.io, SimulationPet lovers gather around, as your off-world colonists will now have some pets! This might be one…

Friday Livestream with Samsai at 5 PM UTC!

Tags: LivestreamHello, dear viewers! It is time for us to welcome the coming weekend with a Friday Livestream! We have games, we have a silly…